Josh Pultorak | Research
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Published research articles:

Pultorak, J.D., Matusinec, K., Miller, Z.K., and Marler, C.A. 2017. Ultrasonic vocalization production and playback predicts intra-pair and extra-pair social behavior in a monogamous mouse. Animal Behaviour. 125, 13-23.

Pultorak, J.D., Kelm-Nelson, C.A., Blue, K.V., Holt, L.R., Ciucci, M.R., and Johnson, A.M. 2016. Decreased approach behavior and nucleus accumbens immediate early gene expression in response to Parkinsonian ultrasonic vocalizations in rats. Social Neuroscience. 11(4), 365-379.

Pultorak, J.D., Fuxjager M.J., Kalcounis-Rueppell M.C., and Marler, C.A. 2015. Male fidelity expressed through rapid testosterone suppression of ultrasonic vocalizations to novel females in the monogamous California mouse. Hormones and Behavior. 70, 47-56.

Grant, L.M., Kelm-Nelson, C.A., Hilby, B.L., Blue, K.V., Rajamanickam, E.S., Pultorak, J.D., Fleming, S.M., and Ciucci, M.R. 2015. Evidence for early and progressive ultrasonic vocalization and oromotor deficits in a PINK1 gene knockout rat model of Parkinson’s disease. Journal of Neuroscience Research. 93, 1713-1727.

Costello A.K., Pultorak J.D., and Meikle D.B. 2009. Do male house mice (Mus musculus) discriminate between females that differ in nutritional status? Behavioural Processes. 82, 119-125.


In prep:

Walck-Shannon, E., Pultorak, J., and Batzli, J. Biological variation as a threshold concept: Can we measure threshold crossing?

Pultorak, J.D., Loria, S.O., Alger, S.J, Johnson, A.M., and Marler, C.A. Consequences of an infidelity challenge on pair-bonding behavior, ultrasonic vocalizations, and fitness measures in monogamous California mice